Consumerism Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Consumerism.

  • 5 Student Essays
  • 4 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Consumerism Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (4)

2,992 words, approx. 10 pages
Consumerism Consumerism is central to any study of the twentieth century. In its simplest form, it characterizes the process of purchasing goods such as food, clothing, shelter, electricity, gas, wate... Read more
3,432 words, approx. 12 pages
Consumer Culture Any spectator of the contemporary visual landscape readily recognizes the prominence of material goods and their consumption in the increasingly global culture. Some observers argue t... Read more
1,985 words, approx. 7 pages
Consumerism Consumerism is a way of life combining high levels of material affluence with an emphasis on symbolic and emotional meanings associated with shopping and possessions. The United States con... Read more
18,581 words, approx. 62 pages
Advertising And Consumerism Timeline 1850–1889 ∼ Mass Production Becomes Reality Mass production of boots and shoes (1850s) / Proliferation of sewing machines (1860s) / First full servi... Read more